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  • Bojan Bogdanovic scores 15 points with five treys
    Bojan Bogdanovic hit 5-of-10 shots for 15 points, two rebounds, two assists, five triples and two steals across 26 turnover-less minutes in Wednesday's win over the Lakers.

    Advice: Bogdanovic got off to a brutal start this season, but like a lot of guys, he's really turned the corner in February with averages of 16.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.4 triples and 1.8 turnovers per game on 48.2% shooting from the field and 88.6% from the stripe. Those numbers feel sustainable, so he should be a reliable source of points and triples over this second half of the season. Yesterday, 10:51 pm
  • Jordan Clarkson scores 18 points with four treys
    Jordan Clarkson came off the bench for 18 points, four rebounds, two assists and four triples across 24 minutes in Wednesday's blowout win over the Lakers.

    Advice: Clarkson was fairly efficient while he was out there, going 6-of-13 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the stripe, and he also finished the game without committing a single turnover. He's been a steady, top-70 producer this season with averages of 18.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 3.3 triples, 1.0 steal and 1.8 turnovers per game on 45.7% shooting, so he has to be an early frontrunner in the Sixth Man of the Year race. Yesterday, 10:47 pm
  • Rudy Gobert scores 18 points over 27 minutes
    Rudy Gobert produced 18 points, nine rebounds, one block and three turnovers across 27 minutes in Wednesday's 114-89 win over the Lakers.

    Advice: Gobert dominated the Lakers, going 8-of-12 from the field and 2-of-3 from the stripe, and he probably would have had an even more impressive stat line if it weren't for the blowout nature of the game. Derrick Favors didn't miss a shot in his 17 minutes off the bench, going 5-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-4 from the line for 12 points, seven rebounds and one turnover in the easy win. Yesterday, 10:43 pm
  • Donovan Mitchell posts 13/10/8 line in win
    Donovan Mitchell struggled with his shot in Wednesday's win over the Lakers, going 4-of-16 from the floor for 13 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, two triples and two steals over 31 minutes.

    Advice: Mitchell got off to a brutal start in this game, going just 1-of-8 from the field through the first half of action, but he was able to turn it around a bit after halftime and he finished the game with just one turnover. Mike Conley was the opposite of Mitchell tonight, as he couldn't miss through the first half (5-of-5 FG) but then couldn't get anything after halftime (0-of-5 FG) and he finished with 14 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, four triples, two steals and three turnovers in the blowout win. Yesterday, 10:34 pm
  • Markieff Morris scores 12 points with nine boards
    Markieff Morris scored 12 points on 5-of-10 shooting (2-of-4 FT) as a starter on Wednesday, adding nine rebounds, one assist and one turnover across 28 minutes in a blowout loss to the Jazz.

    Advice: Morris replaced Kyle Kuzma in the first unit today, and he was the Lakers' third-leading scorer with 12 points, which tells you the kind of game it was. Kuzma was nearly invisible in his 25 minutes off the bench, going 2-of-7 from the floor for five points, seven rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block and two turnovers in the loss. It'll be interesting to see who gets the start on Friday vs. Portland. Yesterday, 10:31 pm
  • Talen Horton-Tucker nets eight inefficient points
    Talen Horton-Tucker struggled in a spot-start vs. the Jazz on Wednesday, going 3-of-12 from the field for eight points, five rebounds, five assists, two triples and three turnovers across 30 minutes.

    Advice: THT replaced Wesley Matthews in the first unit tonight, but neither guy played well, with Matthews going 1-of-4 from distance for three points, two assists and one steal over 17 minutes. The Lakers are desperate for offense right now with Anthony Davis (calf) and Dennis Schroder (quarantine) unavailable, although Schroder could be back for Friday's game. Horton-Tucker and Matthews are obviously not worth rostering in most leagues. Yesterday, 10:27 pm
  • LeBron James scores 19 points in blowout loss
    LeBron James netted 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting (4-of-5 FT) Wednesday, to go with four rebounds, four assists, one 3-pointer, one steal and four turnovers across 28 minutes in a blowout loss to the Jazz.

    Advice: The Lakers have now lost five of their past six games, and they're currently riding a four-game losing streak. James didn't get much help from his teammates tonight, with Markieff Morris (12) and Montrezl Harrell (16) being the only other players to crack double figures in the scoring department, and as a team, L.A. shot just 40% from the field. They had a tough matchup tonight against the No. 1 seed out West, but maybe they'll be able to right the ship on Friday vs. Portland. Yesterday, 10:17 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Mikal Bridges nets 12 points w/ full line in loss
    Mikal Bridges went 4-of-9 from the floor and 2-of-4 from the stripe for 12 points, four rebounds, two assists, two triples, one steal, two swats and just one turnover across 35 minutes in Wednesday's loss to the Hornets.

    Advice: Bridges failed to record a steal his last time out, but he got right back on track in that department tonight, and he's been doing a better job with the swipes lately. Over the past six games, Bridges has been flirting with top 50 value behind averages of 13.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 2.2 triples, 1.0 steal, 1.0 block and just 0.7 turnovers per contest on 58.3% shooting. Yesterday, 10:10 pm
  • Cameron Johnson scores 14 points with two treys
    Cameron Johnson produced 14 points (5-of-11 FG, 2-of-2 FT), five rebounds, one assist, two 3-pointers, one steal and two turnovers in 30 minutes off the bench on Wednesday.

    Advice: With all the forwards healthy in Phoenix, Johnson’s minutes had been trending in the wrong direction, but tonight he was able to clear the 30-minute mark for the first time since Feb. 1. He’s serviceable as a 3-point specialist in extremely deep leagues, but the inconsistent role and production have him off the radar in standard formats. Yesterday, 10:06 pm
  • Chris Paul double-doubles in narrow loss to CHA
    Chris Paul posted a 20-point, 10-assist double-double in Wednesday's 124-121 loss to the Hornets.

    Advice: CP3 was held to just two points on 1-of-9 shooting his last time out, but he was much more efficient in this one, finishing 7-of-14 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the stripe to go with eight rebounds, three triples, one steal, one block and three turnovers. The Suns had their three-game win streak snapped tonight, but they'll look to right the ship on Friday in Chicago. Yesterday, 10:04 pm
  • Devin Booker nets 33 points in loss to Charlotte
    Devin Booker dropped in a game-high 33 points on 13-of-24 shooting (3-of-4 FT) Wednesday, to go with three assists, four triples, one steal and an unfortunate five turnovers in a loss to the Hornets.

    Advice: Booker got off to a hot start in this one, dropping in a quick 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting through his first nine minutes of play, making it his fourth-straight home game where he's recorded at least 16 points through the first quarter of play. Phoenix came into this one riding a three-game win streak, and they nearly got their fourth straight win tonight, but the refs missed an obvious foul by Gordon Hayward on Booker's final shot attempt which caused him to miss — and the Suns lost the game. Yesterday, 9:58 pm
  • Zach LaVine hits 14-of-21 shots for 35 points
    Zach LaVine celebrated making his first All-Star team by torching the Wolves for 35 points, five 3-pointers, two rebounds and two assists on 14-of-21 shooting on Wednesday. 

    Advice: Yeah, he had seven turnovers, but LaVine has really changed his game over the years and has become one of the league's most efficient shooters and scorers. Prior to tonight's explosion, he was shooting a career-high 52 percent from the floor, a career-high 43 percent from downtown and a career-high 84.4 percent from the line while averaging a career-best 28.6 points. And all of those numbers are going up in the morning. Congratulations on your first All-Star Game, Zach. Yesterday, 9:54 pm
  • Frank Kaminsky logs just 12 minutes as a starter
    Frank Kaminsky saw just 12 minutes as a starter on Wednesday, finishing with six points, three rebounds and one assist in a loss to the Hornets.

    Advice: With Kaminsky as Phoenix’s starting center, they have gone 9-1, so he should continue to start for the Suns. However, he’s only averaging 8.5 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.6 triples per game as a starter in 19.3 minutes a night, so he’s not worth your attention in the vast majority of leagues. Yesterday, 9:54 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. does it all in win over Wolves
    Wendell Carter Jr. hit 6-of-8 shots, a 3-pointer and 4-of-4 free throws for 17 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks in 32 minutes of Wednesday's OT win over Minnesota. 

    Advice: It's too bad he can't play the Wolves every night, but Carter has now double-doubled in two straight games and has four steals and five blocks in them. He was dropped in a ton of leagues when he went down with his quad injury in mid-January and if you picked him up when he returned in mid-February, he might just help you win your league. Yesterday, 9:50 pm
  • Miles Bridges scores 14 points with six rebounds
    Miles Bridges scored 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting (2-of-2 FT) Wednesday, to go with six rebounds, one assist and two triples in 27 minutes off the bench.

    Advice: Bridges had been very quiet in his previous three outings, sandwiching an okay 10-point game between two five-point stinkers, but maybe he'll be able to get things going after tonight's efficient performance. He's hovering at late-round value on the season in 9-cat leagues with averages of 9.9 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.3 triples and 1.7 turnovers per contest on 47.7% shooting, but he's not necessarily a must-roster guy. Yesterday, 9:49 pm
  • Talen Horton-Tucker, Morris will start Wednesday
    Talen Horton-Tucker and Markieff Morris will move into the starting lineup for Wednesday's game vs. the Jazz.

    Advice: They'll be replacing Wesley Matthews and Kyle Kuzma in the first unit tonight, and it'll be LeBron James, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Marc Gasol rounding out the first unit. This will be THT's first start this season, and the second of his career, so he could be someone to consider deploying as a DFS punt play tonight. Yesterday, 6:38 pm
  • LeBron James misses potential game-winning FT
    LeBron James scored 31 points with nine rebounds, 13 assists, a steal and eight turnovers in the Lakers' 127-124 overtime loss to the Wizards on Monday.

    Advice: With the Lakers down two and less than 10 seconds left, LeBron made a basket and got fouled but missed a free throw that could've ended the game in regulation. The Wizards would win the game in overtime, capping off a second-half double-digit come-from-behind victory to secure their fifth straight win. Bron's eight turnovers were a season-high and he shot just 2-of-10 from distance in 43 minutes and has played 218 more minutes than anyone else on the Lakers' roster (Dennis Schroder) and 291 more than the player with the third-most (Kyle Kuzma). Monday, 10:05 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Devin Booker hits 12-of-17 shots for 34 points
    Devin Booker hit 12-of-17 shots, 2-of-2 3-pointers and 8-of-8 free throws for 34 points, four rebounds and four assists in Monday's 132-100 win over the Blazers. 

    Advice: This was one of the more efficient games of Booker's career and the Suns stunned the Blazers tonight. Booker has scored in double figures in all but one game this season and the Suns are 10-2 in February, climbing into fourth place in the West. And Booker's strong play is a big reason why they're doing so well. Monday, 9:24 pm
  • Chris Paul hits 1-of-9 shots, but Suns win by 32
    Chris Paul hit just 1-of-9 shots for two points, three rebounds, nine assists and a steal in 25 minutes of Monday's easy 132-100 win over the Blazers. 

    Advice: It's hard to believe CP3 was this bad in such an easy win, but it happened. The good news is the Suns got their third straight win, improved to 20-10 on the season and CP3 played just 25 minutes. He also played just 22 minutes on Saturday and the rest he's getting is going to help him later in the season. The streaking Suns have somehow put together a 10-2 February and suddenly look like a team to reckon with in the West. We'll see if they can keep it going against the Hornets on Wednesday, as well as if they can keep their winning ways going forward. Paul should bounce back against the Hornets. Monday, 9:18 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. drops 18 points w/ 13 boards
    Wendell Carter Jr. took advantage of a small Rockets lineup on Monday, recording 18 points, 13 rebounds, an assist, two steals and three blocks in the win.

    Advice: He shot 8-of-14 from the floor and 2-of-2 from the line in 29 minutes en route to his fourth double-digit scoring game of the month in five tries. The double-double was his first since Jan. 15 and the center is now shooting 58% from the floor over the past week and has seven blocks during that stretch, too. WCJ is available in 24% of Yahoo leagues and should be rostered in standard and deep leagues. Monday, 7:32 pm
  • LeBron, Kuzma & Morris active Monday vs. Wizards
    LeBron James, Kyle Kuzma and Markieff Morris are all good to go on Monday night against the Wizards.

    Advice: All three of the Lakers forwards were considered either probable or questionable but they will suit up as LA looks to end a two-game skid to the Wizards which have won four in a row. Monday, 5:02 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Devin Booker drops 23 points in 26 minutes
    Devin Booker led the Suns to a 128-97 blowout win over the Grizzlies on Saturday, finishing with 23 points, five boards and five assists.

    Advice: Book went 7-of-13 from the floor, 5-of-7 from distance and 4-of-4 from the line in 26 minutes in a game that was over before it started. Memphis didn't have a couple of starters leaving a bunch of young Grizzlies players to face off against one of the best defensive teams in the league. But it was a solid night for Book who's putting up top-55 numbers in 9-cat over the last two weeks. Saturday, 9:51 pm
  • Miles Bridges nets 19 points & 4 triples in win
    Miles Bridges bounced back after two quiet games, netting 19 points with six boards, one assist, one steal and one block on Saturday.

    Advice: He made 6-of-7 field goals, 4-of-5 triples and 3-of-3 free throws in 28 minutes of the Suns' blowout win over the Grizzlies. He scored more tonight than he did in the last two games combined, and despite making four 3-pointers tonight, he's shooting just 30% from distance since Feb. 1. The inconsistency has been frustrating, but when he's knocking down triples and getting in passing lanes, he puts up good numbers and is producing top-60 numbers in 9-cat this season. Saturday, 9:29 pm
  • LeBron James shoots 7-of-21 in loss to Heat
    LeBron James struggled to make shots against the Heat on Saturday and finished 19 points, nine rebounds, nine assists, one steal and one block.

    Advice: Bron shot 33% from the field, missing 14 of his 21 field goal attempts in a game the Lakers lost by two points. He did, however, make a great defensive play at the end game to set up Alex Caruso for a potential game-tying shot, which AC missed. And LeBron looked tired throughout the game, which could be an effect of not having Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder to help carry the offense. He'll have one day to rest before LA takes on the Wizards followed by a Western Conference slate vs. the Jazz, Blazers and Dubs. Saturday, 8:57 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Zach LaVine torches Kings for 38 points in win
    Zach LaVine shot 15-of-20 from the field and 5-of-5 from the foul line in Saturday’s win over the Kings, posting a line of 38 points, four rebounds, three assists, three steals and three 3-pointers in 36 minutes.

    Advice: February has been LaVine’s month, as he now has seven 30-point games this month. And players and coaches around the league are taking notice. "To me, he's probably the frontrunner right now for Most Improved,” Kings coach Luke Walton said before Saturday’s game. “And that's saying something because he was a really good player last year. He's playing at an All-Star level the way he's scoring the ball at all three levels.” Providing 2nd-round value in both 8- and 9-cat formats over the last month, LaVine has been a 1st-round player in the latter for the season as a whole. Saturday, 8:34 pm
  • Chris Paul dishes season-high 19 dimes in road win
    Chris Paul handed out 19 assists during an impressive win in New Orleans on Friday, adding 15 points with four rebounds, three 3-pointers, two steals and one block in 31 minutes.

    Advice: CP3 refuses to slow down and his devastatingly efficient play tonight left him two assists shy of his career-high 21 dimes from November 2007. He'll turn 36 years old in May but you can't tell by watching him play the game, as he's cruising along with top-30 fantasy value on the basis of efficient 17.2 points per game, 1.5 treys, 8.2 dimes, 4.7 boards and 1.2 steals. He has the Suns in a tie with Portland for the No. 4 seed and shows no signs of slowing down, let alone sitting out games. Fantasy managers who drafted CP3 are being richly rewarded for their faith in the future Hall of Famer. Friday, 8:43 pm
  • Frank Kaminsky scores 17 points in 16 minutes
    Frank Kaminsky was back in the Suns' starting lineup on Friday, posting 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting with five 3-pointers, two rebounds and one assist in 16 minutes vs. New Orleans. 

    Advice: As pointed out by beat writer Duane Rankin, it was Kaminsky who started each of the Suns' six victories during their recent seven-game homestand. The one loss came when Kaminsky vanished from the rotation for matchup purposes and Jae Crowder started. Head coach Monty Williams went back to what was working tonight, and another win ensued. Crowder was also red-hot with 20 points in 29 minutes off the bench, so this position battle shows no signs of abating. Friday, 8:43 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. scores 15 points in 25 minutes
    Wendell Carter Jr. scored the Bulls' first eight points on Friday, but cooled off to finish with 15 points on 7-of-13 shooting, four rebounds and one assist in 25 minutes.

    Advice: This was WCJ's 10th consecutive game with double-digit scoring. That's a career-best streak and it's a great sign for the Bulls' 21-year-old center, with coach Billy Donovan saying before tonight's game that he needs more consistency from his young players. Carter Jr.'s minutes have hovered in the mid-20s since his return from a bruised right quad this week, but he's shooting extremely well (68.8% FGs, 70.0% FTs) with enough boards and defensive stats to vie for top-100 value. He was absolutely helpless vs. Joel Embiid tonight, but we can't blame him there and he'll only get better as the season progresses. Friday, 7:20 pm
  • Frank Kaminsky starts, Jae Crowder to bench
    Frank Kaminsky will start ahead of Jae Crowder vs. the Pelicans on Friday.

    Advice: Kaminsky was out of the rotation vs. Brooklyn on Tuesday, with coach Monty Williams citing matchups as the reason for his absence. He's been a sporadic source of deep-league value even as a starter, so deploy him sparingly if at all. Friday, 4:41 pm
  • Markieff Morris sprains right ankle in loss
    Markieff Morris sprained his right ankle on Thursday and while he was deemed well enough to return, he didn't make it back into the game. 

    Advice: He didn't score and played just 10 minutes, and will be iffy for Saturday's game against the Heat. However, he's not a fantasy option in most leagues, so the impacts of the potential injury should be minimal. Thursday, 10:30 pm
  • LeBron James hits 35,000 points in chase for No. 1
    LeBron James scored his 35,000th point on Thursday and finished with 32 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and a 3-pointer on 14-of-23 shooting in a loss to the Nets. 

    Advice: If our calculations are correct, LeBron is now sitting on 35,017 points and he's chasing only Karl Malone (36,928) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387). LeBron is clearly within striking distance of both players and got to 35K faster than both of them. It will all depend on how long he decides to keep playing, but given that he can see the record at the end of the tunnel, we're guessing he's going to keep going until he gets it. Thursday, 10:16 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Williams says Kaminsky's DNP was due to matchups
    Monty Williams said that Frank Kaminsky's DNP-CD in Tuesday's loss to the Nets was due to matchups.

    Advice: Kaminsky had been starting, but he went to the bench on Tuesday and didn't play at all with Dario Saric getting all the backup center minutes. His minutes were already trending in the wrong direction prior to the DNP, and it doesn't look like he has a guaranteed spot in the rotation, so he's not a great target in most formats. Thursday, 3:11 pm
  • Zach LaVine powers Bulls to win with 37 points
    Zach LaVine powered the Bulls to a 105-102 win over the Pistons on Wednesday with 37 points, five rebounds, five assists, four treys, three steals and five turnovers in 35 minutes.

    Advice: LaVine helped Chicago overcome a 25-point deficit in the win, and he was absolutely locked in, going 14-of-22 from the field and 5-of-7 from the stripe. He's hitting career-highs across the board in his age-25 season, so there's a decent chance he'll be making an appearance at the All-Star game this year. Wednesday, 9:50 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. scores 18 points w/ two blocks
    Wendell Carter Jr. went 7-of-9 from the field and 4-of-6 from the stripe for 18 points, three rebounds, one steal and two blocks over 27 minutes in Wednesday's win over the Pistons.

    Advice: WCJ is averaging just 0.7 steals and 0.6 swats per game on the year, so it was nice to see him come through with the defensive stats tonight. He did come off the bench to begin the second half behind Thaddeus Young, but that may have been a move to conserve his minutes, as he acknowledged he felt winded in his return to action on Monday. Young fouled out in 24 minutes, finishing with nine points (4-of-10 FG, 1-of-4 FT), 10 rebounds, seven assists, two steals, one block and three turnovers in the win. Wednesday, 9:42 pm
  • Jordan Clarkson cools off, scores 18 in win
    Jordan Clarkson hit 7-of-23 shots and 4-of-12 3-pointers for 18 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in Wednesday's win over the Clippers.

    Advice: Clarkson went bonkers on Monday, scoring 40 points on 13-of-20 shooting with eight triples, but couldn't rekindle the magic tonight. But he still put up a decent stat line despite the poor shooting and has somehow scored in double figures in 24 straight games and in all but one game this season, despite coming off the bench. He should be rostered everywhere. Wednesday, 9:24 pm
  • Rudy Gobert goes for 23 & 20 in win over Clippers
    Rudy Gobert went off for 23 points, 20 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block, hitting 8-of-12 shots and 7-of-8 free throws in an easy win over the Clippers on Wednesday. 

    Advice: This was his second 20-20 game of the season and the boards tied his season high for the big man. Gobert has double-doubled in seven of his last eight games and he'll try to keep it going against the same Clippers on Friday night. Obviously, he looks like a great DFS play for that one after tonight's explosion. Wednesday, 9:04 pm
  • Chris Paul drops 29 points on 60% shooting clip
    Chris Paul had a solid game vs. the Nets on Tuesday, scoring 29 points with four rebounds, seven assists and a steal in 35 minutes.

    Advice: CP3 knocked down 12-of-20 shots and 4-of-8 from deep, scoring 16 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter as the Suns blew a 24-point second-half lead. It was a terrible game for Phoenix but a good one for Paul who only scored 12 on Sunday and easily passed that tonight. He's already topped 25 points three times in February after only doing so twice in January and is producing top-20 numbers in 9-cat over the past two weeks. Tuesday, 10:55 pm
  • LeBron James drops 30 pts & 13 rebs in Lakers' win
    LeBron James had it going on Tuesday vs. the Wolves, finishing with 30 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and a steal in 38 minutes.

    Advice: He had an efficient shoot night against Minnesota, knocking down 13-of-20 shots, 3-of-4 free throws with a 3-pointer in a 112-104 win. Surprisingly, it was only his fifth game of the season, too, but there's more to come now that Anthony Davis (calf) is out for at least a few weeks. Expect boosted Bron numbers until at least the All-Star break and consider selling high in a 2-for-1 swap if you're looking for depth. Tuesday, 8:26 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Wendell Carter Jr. not on strict minute limit
    Wendell Carter Jr. isn't on a strict minute limit but coach Billy Donovan said the "goal" is to keep him around 20 minutes.

    Advice: “Anywhere from 18 to 22, 24, somewhere in there,” Donovan said. Carter's conditioning is a work in progress and he doesn't expect any major gains in the coming days. "Next game, it may go up one or two minutes,” Carter said. “And then next game, one or two minutes. So it’s just based off how I feel and how fast I can get back in shape." He looked good in 21 minutes, scoring 11 points with nine rebounds, and fantasy managers' patience is about to pay off. Tuesday, 10:59 am
  • Rudy Gobert attempts season-low three shots in win
    Rudy Gobert was quiet on offense vs. the Sixers on Monday, finishing with 11 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal.

    Advice: He only took three shots in a game in which Joel Embiid (back) didn't play, going 3-of-3 and 5-of-8 from the line. But Gobert still made his presence felt by chipping with other stats and extending his streak with at least two blocks to eight games. The Stifle Tower ranks second in swats per game (2.8) behind only Myles Turner (3.4) this season. Monday, 9:19 pm
  • Jordan Clarkson erupts for 40 points in 29 minutes
    Jordan Clarkson was on fire vs. the Sixers on Monday, netting 40 points with an assist and two steals in 29 minutes off the bench.

    Advice: To say he was feeling it might be an understatement. Clarkson went 13-of-20 from the floor with eight 3-pointers, which tied a franchise record, and made 6-of-7 free throws in less than 30 minutes of action. He also became the first Jazz player in the last 30 seasons to score 40 points off the bench, per StatMuse. A tremendous bounce-back game after scoring just 11 points on Saturday. Monday, 8:51 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. plays well in return for Bulls
    Wendell Carter Jr. started and played 21 minutes on Monday, hitting 4-of-7 shots for 11 points, nine rebounds and a steal in an overtime win against the Pacers. 

    Advice: This was his first appearance since Jan. 18 and he looked pretty good, all things considered. WCJ isn't a must-have player right now, but if you're in a need of a big man he might be one of the better ones sitting on your waiver wire. Monday, 6:48 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. (thigh) will play on Monday
    Wendell Carter Jr. (thigh) will play on Monday vs. the Pacers.

    Advice: He'll be back in action following an 11-game absence, so he could have his minutes monitored tonight. Still, he's safe to activate in all season-long settings, and his return will result in fewer minutes for Thaddeus Young and Daniel Gafford. Monday, 2:28 pm
  • LeBron James flirts with triple-double in loss
    LeBron James flirted with a triple-double in Sunday's loss to the Nuggets, tallying 22 points, 10 rebounds, nine dimes, one block and one turnover in 31 minutes.

    Advice: LBJ finished with just one turnover was nice, but he was also 0-of-5 from distance and finished 4-of-7 at the stripe (9-of-18 from the floor). Anthony Davis aggravated his Achilles injury tonight and will likely need to skip at least a handful of games moving forward, meaning that King James is going to have to shoulder a heavy load while his superstar teammate is out. The Lakers came into tonight's game riding a seven-game win streak, but after pulling out impressive come-from-behind wins in their past four games, their luck ran out vs. Denver. Feb 14, 10:09 pm
    New Player Note
    LeBron James LAL - PG,SG,SF
  • Mikal Bridges bounces back for 21 points in win
    Mikal Bridges hit 7-of-13 shots, 3-of-5 3-pointers, and 4-of-4 free throws for 21 points, one assist, five rebounds, two steals, and two turnovers in a win over the Magic on Sunday.

    Advice: Bridges bounced back from a rough four-point night with just one made field goal on Saturday. He's had a tough month but Sunday was a bright spot with three makes from range and 21 points. He's only made nine threes in eight games this month but don't give up on him. He'll get through this poor shooting patch. Feb 14, 8:34 pm
  • Chris Paul posts 12/9/6 in win
    Chris Paul hit 5-of-9 shots and 2-of-3 3-pointers for 12 points, nine assists, six rebounds, two steals, and no turnovers in a win over the Magic on Sunday.

    Advice: This was Paul's second-lowest point total of the month but that's probably because he didn't need to do much in this one. It was that lopsided and he only played 28 minutes. Still, months away from turning 36, he remains a top-30 fantasy player. Managers will appreciate his two steals, pair of 3-pointers and no turnovers from this one. Feb 14, 8:21 pm
  • Devin Booker scores 27 with six assists in win
    Devin Booker hit 10-of-16 shots, 1-of-3 3-pointers, and 6-of-7 free throws for 27 points, six assists, four rebounds, and no turnovers in a win over the Magic on Sunday.

    Advice: Booker outscored the entire Magic team, 17-16, in the first quarter and that should say all you really need to know about this one. He's been unbelievable as of late, shooting better than 60% over his last two games (24-of-39) for 63 points. His 27 points on Sunday were his lowest total in four games. Disappointingly, his 3-point total hasn't risen as much as you'd expect someone routinely scoring 30 points would but it's hard to complain about his output. He's averaging 4.3 assists this month to boot. Feb 14, 8:07 pm
  • Miles Bridges quiet in 37 minutes as starter
    Miles Bridges was quiet in 37 minutes as a starter on Sunday, scoring five points on 2-of-5 shooting with six boards, two assists, one steal, one block and three turnovers.

    Advice: Gordon Hayward (lower back) and P.J. Washington (health and safety protocols) were both out of commission tonight. That gave Bridges his second start of the season, but he was an afterthought offensively and had his streak of double-doubles snapped after four games. He's been hovering on the periphery of 12-team value all season, and nothing about his role suggests that's going to change. Feb 14, 7:32 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. (quad) questionable Monday
    Wendell Carter Jr. (bruised right quad) is questionable for Monday's game vs. Indiana.

    Advice: WCJ's status likely hinges on how his leg responds after taking some contact during Sunday's practice. He's been out nearly a month and may have some limitations when he returns. If he is cleared for Monday, he'll benefit from a four-game week that doesn't include any back-to-back sets. Feb 14, 2:46 pm
  • Miles Bridges starts Sunday w/ Gordon Hayward out
    Miles Bridges will start Sunday's game in place of Gordon Hayward (lower back).

    Advice: Bridges is rolling right now and he'll enjoy an expanded role without both Hayward and P.J. Washington (health and safety protocols) in this matchup vs. the Spurs. Fire him up in all fantasy leagues. Feb 14, 2:26 pm
  • Wendell Carter Jr. (quad) making strides in rehab
    Wendell Carter Jr. (bruised right quad) was able to take some contact during Sunday's practice, according to Bulls coach Billy Donovan.

    Advice: Carter has been sidelined since January 20 due to the serious quad bruise, which was expected to keep him out for up to four weeks. While he still isn't a full go in practice, the Bulls' starting center is making strides. "He's certainly moving closer and closer to playing," Donovan said after Sunday's practice. While Carter could be on a minutes limit once cleared, his return would eliminate Daniel Gafford's already-low fantasy value. Feb 14, 10:24 am
  • Donovan Mitchell posts 26/3/2/1 as Jazz win again
    Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz to a 112-94 win vs. the Heat on Saturday, logging 26 points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal.

    Advice: The Jazz won and Mitchell was pretty good, that's what counts. But he shot 9-of-21 from the floor and 3-of-12 from deep on a night when Utah as a team went 12-of-46 from beyond the arc. It was their worst 3-point performance of the season and they still won by almost 20 points. That's how good this Jazz group is, and Mitchell is the catalyst. Feb 13, 9:34 pm
  • Bojan Bogdanovic registers 19 points on 54% clip
    Bojan Bogdanovic made 7-of-13 field goals and two 3-pointers on Saturday, finishing with 19 points, six rebounds and three assists in the win.

    Advice: After scoring just nine points on a 3-of-10 shooting night on Friday, Bogy made 54% of his shots vs. the Heat as the Jazz cruised to their seventh straight win. During that win streak, he's averaging 18.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and three 3-pointers on 49/45/100 shooting splits. Yeah, he's 23-of-23 from the line in February and ranks inside the top-60 in 9-cat this month. Feb 13, 9:22 pm
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